Category Archives: Events

The Legend of the 5C Hackathon and Hack Week

Readyforce partnered with Claremont Colleges’s 5C Hackathon this Fall and we were so impressed with the event, we asked Kimberly Merrill, one of the lead organizers, to tell the story of how the tradition came to be.    Signing up for a hackathon is scary. Coding for hours straight, being on the hook for aContinue Reading

PennApps Kicks Off The Hackathon Season

PennApps, the 48-hour hackathon took place at the University of Pennsylvania over September 6-8th, 2013 and officially kicked off the fall hackathon season. While most students were just arriving back on campus, the student organizers for PennApps had been hard at work securing sponsors, venues, food and transportation for the event all summer long. AndContinue Reading

Meet the Readyforce Customer Advisory Board

A few weeks ago, we officially kicked off Readyforce’s Customer Advisory Board with dinner, drinks, and a product session at Perbacco, in San Francisco. We brought together a group of innovative recruiters to share their insights, experiences, challenges, and unfiltered feedback (the good, the bad, and the ugly). My favorite story of the night wasContinue Reading

Hours until LANHAMMER 2013

LANHAMMER 2013 is happening.  We’re very excited to be launching this unique event for Bay Area’s interns and eSports enthusiasts. The brackets are set, the prizes have arrived and now setup is underway with hours until game time. Please join us Saturday and Sunday, August 17th and 18th from 10AM to 9PM at Dogpatch WineWorks inContinue Reading

I’m An Intern In Charge Of a $100,000 eSports Event

Readyforce, a college career networking company, has given me, a summer intern, $100,000 and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put on something huge, the eSports gaming tournament LANHAMMER 2013.  Alex Mooradian, CEO at Readyforce approached me and said, “here’s a budget for LANHAMMER, here’s what I want to do with it, make it happen” and tasked meContinue Reading

Gamers Get Ready! Readyforce Announces LANHAMMER 2013 Bay Area’s Premier Gaming Competition

We’ve got a lot of things in the hopper over here, preparations for Hacker Tour 2013 are well underway and now we’re excited to announce LANHAMMER 2013.  It’s slated to be one of the biggest and one of the most exciting gaming competitions in California.  We’re expecting more than 2,000 engineering students to attend and meet upContinue Reading

Startup Life’13 Follow Up: Square and SoundCloud Answer Your Questions

When we hosted Startup Life’13 with Zach Brock from Square and Paul Osman from SoundCloud about what life is really like interviewing and working at a startup, there were a couple of questions from our student viewers that we couldn’t get to.  Lucky for us, both Zach and Paul spent some time answering  those questions offline.  Here’s a little more Q&AContinue Reading

LIVE Webcast: StartupLife2013 Presents What It’s Really Like to Work at Startup with Square and Soundcloud

Join technical leaders Paul Osman from Soundcloud and Zach Brock from Square on Tuesday, April 9th for an honest look at what life is really like inside a start-up- everything you have ever wanted to know about the culture, their key technical challenges, how to get a job at a startup (or decide if youContinue Reading